Period
to 21 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Renfrewshire during the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analyst
Scotland > Renfrewshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 21 47
Rank change year-on-year -13 +26 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 31 6 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 11.65% 5.61% 6.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.84% 6.52% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 26
Renfrewshire median daily rate £275 £255 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.84% -7.36% +37.63%
10th Percentile £221 £134 £213
90th Percentile £288 £383 £331
Scotland median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.19% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £11.85 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £16.61 £13.50
% change year-on-year -9.67% +23.00% -3.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies in Renfrewshire with a recognized job title 224 92 488
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 84.21% 85.98% 82.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 87 318
Renfrewshire median daily rate £288 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.44% +4.62% -4.41%
10th Percentile £220 £250 £225
90th Percentile £438 £442 £440
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 24
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £28.25 - £40.00
10th Percentile £10.00 - £33.33
90th Percentile £75.38 - £41.85
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year -26.67% +1.12% +5.48%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Renfrewshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Renfrewshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Renfrewshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Renfrewshire over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Renfrewshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst in Renfrewshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Renfrewshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Renfrewshire over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Renfrewshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Renfrewshire region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -13 27 £278 +38.75%
Renfrew - 2 - - 1
Analyst
Scotland

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Renfrewshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
1 20 (64.52%) SC Cleared
1 20 (64.52%) Security Cleared
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (61.29%) Test Scripting
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (61.29%) Windows
3 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 18 (58.06%) Citrix
3 18 (58.06%) Windows 7
4 17 (54.84%) Test Automation
4 17 (54.84%) HP
4 17 (54.84%) VMware
5 16 (51.61%) Clustering
5 16 (51.61%) Software Testing
5 16 (51.61%) ISTQB
5 16 (51.61%) HP UFT
5 16 (51.61%) Veritas
5 16 (51.61%) WinRunner
5 16 (51.61%) McAfee
5 16 (51.61%) SQL
5 16 (51.61%) AIX
5 16 (51.61%) McAfee ePO
5 16 (51.61%) Hyper-V
5 16 (51.61%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (51.61%) HP ALM
6 15 (48.39%) PDA
6 15 (48.39%) Change Management
7 14 (45.16%) Ivanti
7 14 (45.16%) DHCP

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Acrobat
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) PaintShop Pro
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) DHCP
1 14 (45.16%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) 3G
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) HP UFT
1 16 (51.61%) WinRunner
2 5 (16.13%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Clustering
2 15 (48.39%) PDA
3 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
1 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (58.06%) Windows 7
3 16 (51.61%) AIX
4 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Test Scripting
2 17 (54.84%) Test Automation
3 16 (51.61%) Software Testing
4 15 (48.39%) Change Management
5 13 (41.94%) Smoke Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Coaching
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.23%) Business Process Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.23%) Logistics
8 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) Quality Management
8 1 (3.23%) Service Management
8 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) SC Cleared
1 20 (64.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (51.61%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 3 (9.68%) MCITP
4 3 (9.68%) MCSA
4 3 (9.68%) MCSE
4 3 (9.68%) MCTS
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 16 (51.61%) Hyper-V
2 16 (51.61%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (41.94%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (51.61%) HP ALM
1 16 (51.61%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.68%) Netcool
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Citrix
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) HP
2 17 (54.84%) VMware
3 16 (51.61%) McAfee
3 16 (51.61%) Veritas
4 14 (45.16%) Ivanti
5 2 (6.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) Adobe
6 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) ThinPrint